Lead Poisoning At Mount Isa And Fluoridation.
“…There are about 400 children born
every year in Mount Isa and about
11 per cent of those children, according
to the last blood lead study, have a
blood lead level in excess of the
current acceptable guideline value…”
The Environmental Protection Agency states on their website that exposure to lead in water that is being consumed above the action level, or 15 parts per Billion, can result in delays in physical and mental development in children, anemia, and muscle problems.
In adults, it can cause increases in blood pressure and, eventually with heavy exposure, the development of kidney problems or nerve disorders.
Avgas (aviation gasoline, is used in aircraft with spark-ignited internal combustion engines. The most commonly used grades of avgas contain tetraethyllead a toxic substance used to prevent engine knocking.
Most jet fuels in use since the end of World War II are kerosene-based.
❝ … Most environmental scientists are afraid to take a public stand if it means appearing to challenge powerful corporations, governments or professions.
They are afraid of what top officials in their organisation may think and do.
They are aware of legislation which prohibits them from speaking to the media about their work without permission.
They are afraid that they might be blocked from promotion, shunted to less interesting work, or even dismissed…❞